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West Rock State Park Rock Climbing 


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Location: 41.33245, -72.96121 View Map  Incorrect?
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Maurice climbing through those crimps and reaching...

Description 

Traprock crag with boulders spaced around the base and throughout the ridge.

Getting There 

Off the DEEP website:

"Off the Wilbur Cross Parkway (Route 15): Take Exit 60. Turn right off the exit ramp onto Dixwell Avenue/Route 10 South. Take a right at the next light onto Benham Street. Follow Benham Street to the end. Turn left onto Main Street. At a sharp left, turn right into the parking lot for the Lake Wintergreen area.
For main entrance: Continue down Main Street to the end. Take a right onto Wintergreen Avenue. Go under the parkway. The main park entrance will be on the right. If the gate is closed (see "Hours" information), park at West Rock Nature Center across the street."

Climbing Season

For the CT Bouldering area.

Weather station 2.6 miles from here

39 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',18],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',16],['V2-3',4],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',4],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For West Rock State Park
Rock Climbing Photo: Alex pulling through the slab/crack section right ...

Toni Harp's Resignation V4-5 6B+ Connecticut : CT Bouldering : ... : Toni Harp Bloc
Starts on the main hold. Climbs the face direct to the obvious crimp on the arete. From there you move out left to the crack and top out through the slab. Has been done three different ways so far beta wise, so use your imagination!Really fun line with a serious mental factor. Once you pull over onto that slab, you are fully committed, because a fall from there would not be pleasant.It is the red line on the beta photo...Beta footage of the climb:...[more]   Browse More Classics in Connecticut

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